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Daily Bears Report 12/18/2017 - Lady Bears Take On Nicholls State

MBB writes history with 118-86 win over Savannah State.

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Women's Basketball, vs. Nicholls State, 7:00 PM CT, Thibodaux, La., Listen, Watch

Women’s Basketball

WBB Travels to Meet Nicholls State - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, The No. 6/6 Baylor Lady Bears traveled to meet Nicholls State for their nonconference season finale on Monday, Dec. 18. The game, slated to tip off at 7 p.m. (CT), will be aired live on Eleven Sports.

OBF Note: The Nicholls State game can also be watched live online at Watch

Mulkey leads No. 6 Lady Bears into familiar territory, WacoTrib, Kim Mulkey calls Louisiana God’s country. Kalani Brown and Moon Ursin agree.

Louisiana Homecoming at Nicholls State - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Monday’s nonconference finale is an opportunity for head coach Kim Mulkey (Hammond, La.), junior All-American Kalani Brown (Slidell, La.) and freshman Moon Ursin (Destrehan, La.) to return to their home state to coach and play in front of family and friends.

Kim Mulkey fulfills homecoming promise to Louisiana players in Baylor's return to the state against Nicholls, theadvocate, Monday night is the fulfillment of a promise Kim Mulkey made more than two years ago.

Nicholls welcomes No. 6 Baylor on Dec. 18 for Eleven Sports broadcast - The Official Website of Nicholls Athletics, The Nicholls State University women's basketball team will host sixth-ranked Baylor for a nonconference matchup Monday, Dec. 18 at Stopher Gymnasium, with Eleven Sports set to broadcast the game.

Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.

The Colonels and Lady Bears will be the first contest in Eleven Sports' 10-game coverage of Southland Conference basketball this season. The network is available in 70 million homes worldwide across Belgium, Italy, Luxembourg, Poland, Singapore, Taiwan and the United States. Launched in the U.S. in March 2017, Eleven Sports is available nationally on DirecTV 623 and AT&T U-verse 1665, plus various other providers. The matchup will also be available on the Southland Digital Network, consisting of and the Southland Conference apps.

Nicholls is 5-4 on the year and is riding a four-game winning streak after picking up a 62-57 win at Mississippi Valley State. The Colonels are 2-1 in their home games this season.

Colonels extend winning streak to four with victory at MVSU - The Official Website of Nicholls Athletics, A big first quarter and critical defensive plays down the stretch helped lift the Nicholls State University women's basketball team to a 62-57 victory Saturday afternoon against Mississippi Valley State in the R.W. Harrison Complex.

No. 6 Lady Bears Cruise Past McNeese State - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Kristy Wallace scored 20 points, including four three-pointers, as the Baylor Lady Bears cruised to a 95-34 win over McNeese State Wednesday afternoon at the Ferrell Center.

Men’s Basketball

Lual-Acuil 30/20 Game Leads MBB Past Savannah State - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Jo Lual-Acuil scored 31 points and pulled down 20 rebounds as Baylor men's basketball defeated Savannah State, 118-86, Sunday afternoon at the Ferrell Center.

Lual-Acuil dominates in Baylor's 118-86 win over Savannah State | Baylor Men's Basketball |
Considering senior center Jo Lual-Acuil’s monster performances in the last two games, Baylor should attempt to convince his parents to stay in the United States a little longer.

Jo Lual-Acuil has career game as No. 21 Baylor rolls, USAToday, Jo-Lual Acuil had career highs with 31 points and 20 rebounds with his family, whom he hadn't seen in more than four years, still in town.


Four-star WR Tyquan Thornton flips from Florida to Baylor, FanBuzz, Thornton is the latest player to decommit from Florida.


Jets eliminated but Bryce Petty will start next week vs. Chargers, NorthJersey, Todd Bowles isn't going to use the final two games to evaluate second-year quarterback Christian Hackenberg.

How did Bryce Petty look in Jets' loss to Saints? NJdotcom, Bryce Petty got his first start of the season in the Jets' loss to the Saints on Sunday. How did he look? Here's the report card.

Jets' Bryce Petty: Throws touchdown in loss, CBS Sports, Petty completed 19 of 39 passes for 179 yards, a touchdown and two interceptions in Sunday's 31-19 loss to the Saints. He also rushed twice for 16 yards.

The Baylor product completed just half of his 14 pass attempts in the first half for a mere 46 yards, and the touchdown came late in fourth quarter with the Saints playing back to protect a two-score lead. The second-year pro's line wasn't as bad as it looks, however, as the first interception came off of a deflection, and the second was a Hail Mary on the final play of the game. He will have an even tougher test in Week 16 at home against the Chargers.